Re: Object Model Reformation – elementIn?

Axel Rauschmayer axel at rauschma.de
Mon Jan 2 09:45:10 PST 2012


>> Currently, there one can override the built-in operators via elementGet (getting via []), elementSet (setting via []) and elementDelete (`delete` operator). Wouldn’t it make sense to also provide elementIn (`in` operator)?
> 
> Probably.  It may depend upon how strongly you feel about obsoleting for-in in favor of for-of.


That would be some kind of iteration protocol(?) I’d be perfectly happy with not supporting for-in at all.

I was thinking about the relational operator `in`:

    if (key in myMap) {
        ...
    }

    if (element in mySet) {
        ...
    }

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